Notice, this issue has been fixed in Java 8 (8u222), thanks for the comment Zheka Kozlov In a recent article, I've shown that programmers should always apply a filter first, map later strategy with streams. The example I made there was this one: hugeCollection .stream() .limit(2) .map(e -> superExpensiveMapping(e)) .collect(Collectors.toList()); In this case, the limit() … Continue reading Are Java 8 Streams Truly Lazy? Not Completely!
How to use Java 8 Functional Programming to Generate an Alphabetic Sequence
I've stumbled upon an interesting Stack Overflow question by user "mip". The question was: I'm looking for a way of generating an alphabetic sequence: A, B, C, ..., Z, AA, AB, AC, ..., ZZ. This can be quickly recognised as the headings of an Excel spreadsheet, which does precisely that: . So far, none of … Continue reading How to use Java 8 Functional Programming to Generate an Alphabetic Sequence